Ted I only knew you for a short time while working at Comcast! You were a good and kind man and you will be missed my friend.
~ Tony Marquez
Phyllis, Cheri, Barb, Rebecca, and Teddi,
I am so sorry for your loss. I know Ted had not been well for awhile. But he left so quickly it must be a shock. I am glad he was able to be home.
My deepest sympathies,
Phyllis and Family---
Our deep felt sympathy to the Bryants. Ted certainly made his mark for the good of his family and country. And he did it with a real sense of dedication that we can all respect.
Many years ago we had more opportunity to get together with you and Ted and share memories and good times. Even though it is not possible to do so at present, we will always cherish those occasions. Ted was a great man and we are proud to have known him.
Peace to you!
Russ and Lucy
My warmest thoughts are with you all. I fondly remember eating lunch with Ted when he was serving on the Board of Trustees at Sterling College. He was sincerely interested in what was happening in my life, and he was always genuinely thoughtful.
I loved reading about his life and his dedication to his church -- especially teaching the 5th Grade students! I knew he was dedicated to his beautiful family, but now I know even more about his amazing life.
My thoughts and prayers are surrounding you -- prayers that you will be comforted by the promise of eternal life even in the midst of missing him every day. Love to all of you, and prayers that you might carry on his fine legacy.
Rosemary and I send our profound sympathy and condolences to Phyllis and the family. Here is a message that I sent to all RTD and transportation contacts that I have.
"A gentleman to whom the title "Founder of the RTD" is proper and fully
justified passed away last Sunday. Ted introduced the RTD Bill
in 1969 in the State House of Representatives due to this initiative and his
dedication and astute political skill that it became law. Ted took
advantage of a coincidence to accomplish his objective. At a time late in
the General Assembly session, the Bill was effectively dead in the House
Transportation Committee in early June, despite a strong lobbying effort by
the Denver Chamber of Commerce and others. Serendipitously, the University
of Colorado - Denver was hosting its First International Conference on
Transportation, and it brought a number of top-ranking Federal and State
transportation leaders, top academics and industry leaders to Denver. Ted
got his House Transportation Committee together with some of these national
leaders and the Bill sailed out of his Committee, through the House and then
the Senate and Gov. Love signed it into law. What with his conception of
the Bill in the General Assembly and his bringing it to life as described
above, the "Father of RTD"
appellation is appropriate for Ted.
For me, Ted was a personal friend, obviously the best champion of a cause I
believed in, a well-respected civil servant on several roles, a gentleman of
great personal warmth, positive and cheerful demeanor, a man of high
principles and integrity and a wonderful family man.
I only knew him for a short period when he and his family lived on Birch Street but he was a wonderful man and so dedicated to help others...
I am so sorry to hear this.
He will be greatly missed by all. It was a pleasure to know him. Our deepest sympathy and prayers going out to all of the family.
Theresa, Mark & Chris
Phyl, I'm so sorry.
Ted you will truly be missed. You were an amazing person and i'm so glad that I had the chance to know you. I will miss your smile, laughter and the stories that you would tell me. May God bless you all.
Ted you will be missed... such an amazing person who was loved and respected by many. I miss your wonderful stories. May God bless you and your family you have my deepest condolences.
Ted will be missed greatly. He was an amazing person. He always made me laugh or smile. Especially when singing a song or telling a story. It was a privilege knowing him.